6 Health Threats Hiding in Your Makeup Bag
The biggest culprits of contamination—and how to clean them today!
Read on for six health threats that could be hiding in your go-to cosmetics.
“Any products that are older than 18 months old should be thrown away and replaced,” Dr. Song says.
Florida physician Dr. Faranna Haffizulla says if there’s any doubt, you should toss it. “Liquids, powders, foams, sprays, and the multitude of textures and colors [found in beauty products] are a veritable breathing ground for infectious elements like bacteria and fungi.”
Of course, if a product has changed in color or texture or smells funny, replace it immediately.